CEO INSIGHTS

Where CFOs Are Investing Resources In 2022

From inflation to the Great Resignation, there’s no end to the challenges ahead. But finance chiefs are moving forward with capital plans based on a clear focus, creative thinking—and even some optimism.

Rethinking The Myth, ‘If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It’

Sometimes boards have to make the tough decision to replace a CEO who has led successfully thus far—in order to set the company up for a successful future.

Webasto Americas Keeps Cultural Transformation On The Rails

Sunroof manufacturer prevails through plant opening, continuation of covid to maintain cohesive workforce.

A Must-Do Reset List For 2022

Seven in ten CEOs are worried about job security amid the early-year disruptions. It’s time for a reboot.  

Alan Beaulieu’s Crystal Ball: Heed Baked-In Economic Trends

The president of ITR Economics peered into the future and shared his forecast at Chief Executive's Leadership Summit.

12 New Approaches To Compensation

In an unprecedented time for attracting and retaining talent, CEOs and CHROs are getting creative—from three-day workweeks at full-time status to paid mental-health days to raised wages. Here's what a dozen leaders told us they are doing differently.

Can A Dead Company Sue You? Maybe, Says Court.

A recent ruling opens the door to third-party litigation—and the resurrection of defunct corporate plaintiffs.
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CEO Confidence Jumps At Start Of 2022

Chief Executive’s January CEO Confidence Index poll shows growing CEOs optimism about future business conditions, with their rating hitting a six-month high.

Navigating The Jet Reset

At a time when planes and pilots are scarce, knowing the ins and outs of your private aviation options is critical. A primer.

Gen. Stanley McChrystal On Building Your ‘Risk Immune System’

Challenges and threats may be inescapable, says Gen. McChrystal, but the ability to move through them—and thrive—is very much in your hands. Here’s how.

How Better Primary Care Can Make American Companies More Competitive

A look at how Spirit AeroSystems' new approach to healthcare is making a difference to both employees' and the company's bottom line.

Metal Ware Thrives By Meeting The Moment In More Ways Than One

CEO Carey has Wisconsin manufacturer filling Covid-created demand while distancing supply from China.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Jumps At Start Of 2022

Chief Executive’s January CEO Confidence Index poll shows growing CEOs optimism about future business conditions, with their rating hitting a six-month high.
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Can Bad Managers Become Great Leaders?

The short answer is yes—if they take the right steps to curb counterproductive behavior.

Transparency And Financial Disclosures: What Companies Should—And Shouldn’t—Do

Transparency builds trust—and trust is essential for a healthy, functioning relationship with all stakeholders. Work with your CFO to tick the right boxes, and avoid the most common pitfalls.

The Business Case For Second-Chance Hiring

Hiring from the justice-impacted community is a way to add valuable perspectives—and find some of the most loyal and hard-working talent out there.

CEO Voices: Facts Vs. Fantasy

A year after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, much of the media's analysis of corporate political giving has been woefully misleading.

To Win In 2022, Remember The Stockdale Paradox

The concept, coined by author Jim Collins in his bestselling classic Good to Great, is an essential tool for our current moment.

BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's annual Best & Worst States for Business raking.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.